What is 2/30+17/17?

How much is 230 plus 1717. Step by step solution expressed as a proper or improper fraction, mixed number and decimal form.

  • 1615
  • 1 115
  • 1.0667 (rounded to 4 decimals)

Step by step solution

Add

230 + 1717 = 544510

  1. Find common denominator by finding the Least Common Multiple(LCM)

    Multiples of 30 are   30, 60, 90, 120, 150, 180, ..., 510 ....etc

    Multiples of 17 are   17, 34, 51, 68, 85, 102, 119, ..., 510 ...etc

    The LCM of 30 and 17 is 510. So, the common denominator of 230 and 1717 is 510. Now change the fractions into equivalent fractions with common denominator

    • 230 + 1717
    • 2 * 1730 * 17 + 17 * 3017 * 30
    • 34510 + 510510
  2. Add

    • 34510 + 510510
    • 34 + 510510
    • 544510

    Add the numerators and place the sum over the common denominator.

Simplify

  • 544510
  • 1615
  • 1 115
  1. Reduce fraction to its lowest terms

    • 544510
    • 544 ÷ 34510 ÷ 34
    • 1615

    The greatest common divisor of 544 and 510 is 34, the fraction 544510 can be simplified or reduced to lowest terms by dividing the numerator and denominator by 34.

  2. Convert improper fraction 1615 to mixed number

    • 1615
    • 1 115

    16 divided by 15 is 1 with a remainder of 1